The optics of a rich donor paying the U.S. government for the embassy, they said, makes the move look less like a principled policy than a personal favor.
Wayne LaPierre, speaking at a conservative conference, accused deep-pocketed gun control proponents of planning to "eliminate all our freedoms."
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Is this the beginning of the end of the Netanyahu era, or just the latest challenge to a seasoned political survivor?
The tally is six times higher than for 2016, when a new law hit bureaucratic snags amid political changes.